+27 21 424 2251



Specialist Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
M.B.Ch.B (Stel), M.Med (Plast), FCS (SA)

“I strive for natural looking results whilst enhancing a person’s appearance that ultimately can transform their whole outlook on life.”
Dr Nerina Wilkinson is a specialist Plastic Surgeon for more than 2 decades. Her private practice is based in the prestigious V & A Waterfront in Cape Town after relocating her offices from The Cosmetic Surgical Institute in 2016. She remains a full shareholder of the Cosmetic Surgical Institute.

She is a shareholder of Dr Nerina Wilkinson Skin and Director of Dr Nerina Wilkinson & Associates .

To book a consultation, please contact the surgeon’s private practice directly at +27 21 422 4811


Dr Wilkinson’s medical and surgical training began at Stellenbosch University, where she was conferred with her medical degree in 1991.

“My passion for structure, delicate work and human interaction inspired my interest in plastic surgery,” says Dr Wilkinson.

In 1999, she successfully completed her Plastic Surgical training when she became a Fellow of the College of Plastic Surgeons. As one of South Africa’s few female plastic surgeons her empathetic and compassionate nature, has over more than 20 years , instilled a confidence in her patients during each and every consultation.

“My first private cosmetic practice was in Johannesburg in 2000 and I was appointed as a consultant at The Medical University of SA.”

Here, Dr Wilkinson was involved in the training of registrars in female reconstructive and cosmetic procedures. In 2001, she became an accredited member of The Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of SA.

“Then in 2002, I spent three months working in London and New York,” she says. “I gained further experience in cosmetic surgery, training with leading cosmetic surgeons.”

In 2006, Dr Wilkinson moved back to her hometown, Cape Town, where she now practices at the Cosmetic Surgery Institute.

Dr Wilkinson has developed a passion for cosmetic surgical procedures of the breast and face.

Her approach is holistic and therefore also performs the complete spectrum of minimally invasive non-surgical procedures such as fillers, chemical peels and surgical needling.

Dr Wilkinson is a Local Country Mentor(LCM) and trainer for the Allergan Medical Institute. She attends and presents at numerous local and international congresses, training in the art of aesthetic medicine and has authored numerous articles in the consumer media.

A full Member of APRSSA – The Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of South Africa
A full member of ISAPS – International Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
Registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as a Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
A fellow of the College of Surgeons of South Africa
Registered as a Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon with the South African Medical Association
AAMSSA Aesthetic and Antiaging Medical Society of South Africa. Active Board Member since 2012